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Blind Man Sets New World Record for Driving a HGV at 120mph

Blind Man Sets New World Record for Driving a HGV at 120mph

Glaucoma has meant that Mike Newman, 53, has been blind since birth. Using a specially adapted 5.5 tonne racing lorry supplied by British Truck Racer Dave Jenkins, the record was set on a sunny day at Elvington airfield.

Created: 26th May 2019

A Brief History of Trucking

A Brief History of Trucking

The trucking industry has affected the political and economical history in the 20th century. Before the introduction of automobiles, the majority of freight would have been transported by train or horse-drawn wagons.

Created: 5th May 2019

Top Tips to Help You Secure Your First Job as a HGV Driver

Top Tips to Help You Secure Your First Job as a HGV Driver

Passed your HGV test with HGV Training Network, and looking for that first job on the road? Like any interview process, getting your first HGV job may be a daunting and scary experience. There are a lot of things to be learned, and an element of chance is involved

Created: 15th Apr 2019

Pass Your HGV Hazard Perception Test With These Top Tips

Pass Your HGV Hazard Perception Test With These Top Tips

Making up the second part of your two-part theory exam, drivers are shown 19 videos on a computer screen and in 18 of them, there is one developing hazard which is expected to be identified as quickly as possible.

Created: 8th Apr 2019

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